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:: Kyle Feist ::


  

Kyle Feist

Senior Irrigation Engineer


Office: BRAE 08A-033F
Phone: 805-748-0223
Fax: 805-756-2433
kfeist@calpoly.edu
 

 

  P.E., CAIS

  • Design and construction of systems used for testing pumps and valves
  • Pump efficiency testing
  • Field calibration of SCADA sensors

  

  Education and Certification:

  • B.S., BioResource and Agricultural Engineering, emphasis on irrigation engineering - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, 2010
  • Registered Civil Engineer, California
  • Certified Agricultural Irrigation Specialist (CAIS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Examples of Publications and Presentations:

  • Burt, C.M. and K. Feist. 2012. Irrigation Pump Performance with Sand Wear. USCID. Reno, Nev.
  • Howes, D.J., C.M. Burt, and K. Feist. 2012. Basin-Wide Remote Sensing of Actual Evapotranspiration and Its Influence on Regional Water Resources Planning. USCID Reno
  • Burt, C.M. and K. Feist 2013. Pressure Regulating Valve Pilot Characteristics - 2-Way vs. 3-Way Pilots. Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 13-002. 4 pp.
  • Burt, C.M. and K. Feist 2013. Low-Pressure Testing: Pressure Regulating Valves. Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 13-003. 54 pp.
  • Burt, C.M. and K. Feist 2013. Low-Pressure Testing: Microirrigation Emitters. Irrigation Training & Research Center, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 11-004. 75 pp.
  • Feist, K., and C. M. Burt. 2014. Flow Measurement Options for Canal Turnouts. Proceedings of the USCID Fall 2014 Conference held in Phoenix, AZ.
  • Feist, K., C.M. Burt and R. Pierce. 2017. Case Study: West Stanislaus Irrigation District Modernization. In Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. May 21-25, 2017. Sacramento, CA.
  • Styles, S.S, K. Feist and C.M. Burt. 2017. Improving Flow Measurement Accuracy Using a Portable Irrigation Turnout Calibration Unit. In Proceedings of World Environmental and Water Resources Congress. May 21-25, 2017. Sacramento, CA.  
  • Burt, C.M., K. Feist, and G. Wilson. 2017. Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) Specifications for Water Pumping. ITRC, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA. ITRC Report No. R 17-001.